[linux-dvb] Problem with Skystar2 TV PCI
repplix at graphics.cs.uni-sb.de
Tue Nov 15 11:07:12 CET 2005
i just bought a TechniSat Skystar2 TV PCI DVB-S card because it seems to
be well supported under Linux. Unfortunately, i can't use the card under
Linux. I use Debian Sarge, Kernel 126.96.36.199p3 on my PC. As soon as try
to set the channel (using szap) i get an error message, that the
frontend could not be accessed. The exact error message from szap is:
./szap -c /home/repplix/pub/channels.conf -n 1
reading channels from file '/home/repplix/pub/channels.conf'
zapping to 1 'Sat.1':
sat 0, frequency = 12480 MHz V, symbolrate 27500000, vpid = 0x06ff, apid
using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
opening frontend failed: No such file or directory
If i enter lsmod, it seems that all required modules can be loaded:
skystar2 28356 0
dvb_core 78536 1 skystar2
mt352 5636 1 skystar2
stv0299 9924 1 skystar2
nxt2002 8900 1 skystar2
mt312 7876 1 skystar2
But if i start 'dmsg' i found the following error messages:
kernel: drivers/media/dvb/b2c2/skystar2.c: FlexCopIIB(rev.195) chip found
kernel: drivers/media/dvb/b2c2/skystar2.c: the chip has 38 hardware filters
kernel: DVB: registering new adapter (SkyStar2).
kernel: i2c_readbytes: i2c read error (addr 0a, err == -121)
kernel: skystar2: A frontend driver was not found for device 13d0/2103
I found a discussion about a similar problem on this list
Here, the solution was to install a patch for kernel 2.6.10. Since i use
2.6.11 this patch should already
be included in this kernel version.
It would be great if somebody can send me suggestions how to solve this
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